Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

Posts by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 12.05.16

Donald Trump’s Carrier Deal Is Just Cronyism as Usual Robert Tracinski, The Federalist The Carrier deal shows that Donald Trump isn’t going to ‘drain the swamp.’ He’s just going to favor a different set of swamp creatures. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.02.16

Study finds churches with conservative theology still growing Emily McFarlan Miller, Religion News Service Since the 1960s, overall membership in mainline Protestant Christian churches has been dropping in both the U.S. Continue Reading...

Profits and an ‘economy of mutuality’

“Money is often seen as intrinsically bad or perhaps a necessary evil in the world,” says Tom Nelson. “However, we must not forget the important role money plays in wealth creation and in facilitating the efficient exchange of goods and services.” Money and the trade it makes possible further the common good and greatly enhance our ability to love our neighbors — both local and global. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.01.16

A trade policy that wouldn’t leave low-wage workers behind Edward Conard, AEI Free-market advocates can find common ground with blue-collar workers. Affluenza: the sickness of the rich Tamara El-Rahi, Mercatornet Privileged youth are checking themselves into a rehab of sorts. Continue Reading...

The truth about Cuba’s health care system

When Fidel Castro died last week many on the political left embarrassed themselves by praising the despot. A prime example is Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who was excoriated for saying that Castro was a “legendary revolutionary and orator” who made “significant improvements” to the healthcare system of his country. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.30.16

The Ethical Argument for Free Trade – Daniel Hannan on Brexit Alex Manning and Nick Gillespie, Reason.com Hannan believes the U.K. should take charge of its own economic destiny. “I want people to be making the ethical argument for free trade as the supreme instrument of poverty alleviation, of conflict resolution and of social justice,” Hannan says. Continue Reading...

Who pays the tax?

Note: This is the eleventh post in a weekly video series on basic microeconomics. Who bears the burden of a tax, the buyer or the seller? Or what about the health insurance mandate in Obamacare—does the employer or the worker pay the tax? Continue Reading...